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Digital Business Automation Ideas


This is an IBM Automation portal for Digital Business Automation products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Reduced readability for Exclusiv Gateway labels

Response from BWL support: "The only thing you can do is to open a Client Enhancement Request to perhaps make those tag boxes moveable so you can position them."
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

View process blueprints in a space as list view

In a space that has multiple process blueprints that have long names, it's difficult to see what the full name is unless you hover your mouse over it. It would be great if there was an option to view the process blueprints as a list so that it's e...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

BlueWorks Inbound Process Links

The 'start task' (circle) in a process map should show links to all processes that can invoke the process (i.e. the list of processes that are currently listed in the 'where used' feature) in the same way as 'linked processes'. The exports (partic...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Label swimlanes on right margin when exporting to .pdf

PDF files lack swimlane labels on the right margin.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Desire for visible "Business unit"; when defining User Groups

This suggestion is connected to the function "User Groups" under Library. The March 2017 release, introduced "Business Unit" as a new field in "User Management". It would very convenient to have the business unit visible when adding new members in...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Configurable support link / button for custom help page

The custom help page contains a button "Launch support portal" at the bottom right corner. There should be a way to configure this button so that it doesn't link to the IBM support portal but to a custom address. Also it would be nice to have the ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Configurable text / support link in notification mails

Task notification mails currently have the following line included at the end of the mail:'Please do not respond to this message. This mailbox is not monitored. If you have questions about this message, please contact Blueworks Live Support' (with...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Enhance the Powerpoint process report

PLEASE SEE ENCLOSED DOCUMENT WITH SCREEN CAPTURES The current PowerPoint reporting method has some specific limitations:1/Any sub process with more than 8 activities does not fit onto the slide  2/The process map image is presented in the viewing ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Enable the Swimlanes on both sides of the process map for better scrolling

When the process map is too large and needs scrolling from left to right, it could be very useful to have the swimlanes on both sides so we know who the action lies with in the process.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Word-Wrap Participants in Swim Lanes

Long participant names get truncated in screen views of a process map and are fully presented in printouts. For printouts, it creates challenges because the swimlane height is expanded even if it is only one activity deep. We would like it to word...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration